LIBERIA: Pres. Sirleaf Meets Samuel Kanyon Doe, Jr.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has stressed the imperative for Liberians to get involved in the process of rebuilding the country and finding ways to foster peace, unity and reconciliation in the nation.
President Sirleaf made the statement when she received in audience Mr. Samuel Kanyon Doe, Jr. who paid a courtesy call at her Ministry of Foreign Affairs office on January 28.
Samuel Kanyon Doe Sr. was the 20th President of Liberia who was killed by rebel forces in 1990at the onset of the 14-year civil war.   
The Liberian leader shared her thoughts on issues of governance, development, peace and reconciliation with the young Liberian, according to an Executive Mansion release.
 It said the President indicated that her government is open to all qualified Liberians who are willing to contribute by joining the governance process, thus consolidating efforts aimed at bringing much needed development to the country and its people.
She urged Mr. Doe to join sons of other former political leaders of Liberia such as Anthony Quiwonkpa, Jackson Fiah Doe, Jr., Binyan Kesselly, among others, to serve his motherland and invited him to a Special Retreat organized for State-own-Enterprises (SOEs) scheduled for Julijuah, Bomi County on Friday, January 30, 2015.
In response, Mr. Doe, Jr., thanked President Sirleaf for the audience and pledged his commitment and loyalty to Liberia and its people.
He also endorsed the need to foster reconciliation, peace and development.

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